WWII Development

Main

1939 Germany Invades Poland bec of Danzig/ Br/Fr declares War after ultimatum

9/1/1939

1939-40 Phoney War-sit down war

9/1939 - 4/1940

1939 Rusia Invades Eastern Polland ceases to exist + Blatic States soon after

9/17/1939

1939 Poland fell-Warsaw capital surrenders

9/27/1939

1940 Lightning War

4/1940 - 6/1940

1940 Germ. invades Denm, Norway, Netherl, Belgium, Luxem/Churchill office

4/9/1940

1940 BEF Dunkirk Evacuation terrible British defeat-Capitulation of Belgium

5/26/1940

1940 Italy war GB- invades FR in south- Germans invade French- armistice Vichy

6/1940

1940 Germany reannexes Alcase and Lorraine

6/1940

1940 Battle on Britain/ German defeat/Radar RAF/England air bombing/US closer

7/1940 - 12/1940

1940 US-GB destroyer-base exchange

9/1940

German-Italian-Japanese tripartite joined by Hungary-Rumania-Slovakia-Rumania

9/27/1940

1940 Hitler cancelled operation Sea Lion to invade GB

10/1940

1941 Roosevelt Lend-Lease to help GB

1941

1941 Afrika Corps Inv N. Africa Threaten India Suez Canal)-Germ inv Greece Yugo

3/1941

1941 Roosevelt froze axis funds in the US

6/1941

1941 Operation Barbarossa (Invasion of Russia) TURNING POINT

6/22/1941

1941 Atlantic Charter/Renounce on territorial gains-Roosevelt Churchil

8/1941

1942 United Nations declaration

1942

1942 Italy Invades Greecce opens war on the Balkans

10/1942

1942 Turning point North Africa GB stop Africa Corps Alamein-Operation Torch

10/1942

1942 Turning Point Eastern front/Russians counteroffensive Stalingrad

11/1942

1943 Casablanca /unconditional surrender + invasion of Italy+Mussol deposed

1943

1943 Germnan surrender at Stalingrad/Italy surrenders/Axis surrender in N Africa

2/1943

1943 Therean Conference opening of a front in Normandy/operation Overlord

11/1943

1944 Soviets recaptures Odessa/Br US capture Rome

1944

1944 D day Normandy north France 3 divisions Br, US Canada TURNING POINT

6/1944

1944 Allies liberate Paris

8/1944

1945 Berlin fell to red army-Germany surrenders unconditionally

5/1945

Japan

1931 Japan Invades Manchuria/League does nothing/Sono Japanese War

1931

1937 Japan Invades China Seizes Shanghai and Peking

1937

1941 Mc Arthur in charge of Forces in the Philip/Roosev freezes assets/no trade

2/12/1941

1941 Japan Pearl Harbor/US war to Japan/Italy-Ger War on US-ditto/TURN POINT

12/1941

GB 1941 Declares War on Japan bec of Hong Kong and Malaya

12/3/1941

1941 Japan invades the Philipines

12/20/1941

1941 Japan controls Hong Kong

12/30/1941

1942 Turning points Pacific/McArthur island hopping

6/1942

1944 Massive air raids on Japan

5/6/1944

1945 Hiroshima Nagasaki

8/1944

1945 US invade and occupy Philippines

1945